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 Date Posted:   February 10th, 2005
 Last Updated:   October 23rd, 2006
 License: GPL
 Downloads: 3,808 total; 1,015 recently
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About p7zip:
p7zip is a quick port of 7z.exe and 7za.exe (command line version of 7zip) for Unix, MacOS X and BeOS. 7-Zip is a file archiver with highest compression ratio.

WARNING: The BeOS packages are made by ahwayakchih, so bug reports for BeOS version of p7zip should be sent to him.
Latest Version
   
Details about this version:
Version 4.43
============
- From Windows version of 7-zip 4.43 :
- 7-Zip now can use multi-threading mode for compressing to .ZIP archives.
- ZIP format supporting was improved.
- 7-Zip now supports WinZip-compatible AES-256 encryption for .ZIP archives.
- 7-Zip now uses order list (list of extensions) for files sorting for compressing
to .7z archives. It can slightly increase compression ratio in some cases.
- 7-Zip now restores modification time of folders during .7z archives extracting.
- Some bugs were fixed.

- fixed : the user can now see the percentage indicator.

- support added for Tru64 / OSF 5.1 (makefile.tru64)

- small fix "Bugs item #1533765" in install.sh (7zr install)

- fix "Bugs item #1507913" : "make all" now build 7za and 7zCon.sfx
following the README.

- manpage updated "bugs item #1509098" : exit codes added

- manpage updated :-mhe=on (Header encryption) added

- install.sh now can install the file README, ChangeLog and the directory DOCS


Version 4.42
============
- From Windows version of 7-zip 4.42 :
- Some bugs were fixed

- the binaries provided by p7zip_4.XY_x86_linux_bin.tar.bz2
can now run on Fedora x86_64,
and should now run on any 64bits Linux.

- patch #1473746 - gzip-like CLI wrapper (for 7z)
see the directory "contrib/gzip-like_CLI_wrapper_for_7z".

- patch #471478 - Support for OPTFLAGS
This patch allows to use system specific opt flags.
example : make OPTFLAGS="-O2 -march=athlon-xp"

- the djgpp and cygwin makefile now build "7za" with case insensitive filenames
(Windows filesystem is case insensitive).


Version 4.41
============
- From Windows version of 7-zip 4.41 :
- Some bugs were fixed


Version 4.40
============

- From Windows version of 7-zip 4.40 :
- 7-Zip now can unpack some installers created by NSIS
- Some bugs were fixed

- format LZH/LHA : fixed directory display during listing or extracting
(a directory does not end with the path separator)

- patch #1470817 - Handle 7zr in install.sh

- code cleanup


Version 4.39
============

- From Windows version of 7-zip 4.39 :
- Bug in versions 4.33:4.38 was fixed:
7-Zip could not correctly compress files larger than 2 GB
to 7z archive in fast/fastest modes (HC4 match finder).


Version 4.38
============

- From Windows version of 7-zip 4.38 :
- Some bugs were fixed.

- new manpage : 7zr.1
- update manpages : 7z.1 and 7za.1
- new switch : --help

- patch #1465026 - Patch for install.sh for packagers

- DosDateTimeToFileTime fixed (rar format)

- contrib/VirtualFileSystemForMidnightCommander/u7z updated
(thanks sgh_punk)


Version 4.37
============
- From Windows version of 7-zip 4.37 :
- Some bugs were fixed.

- fix build for Solaris sparc with CC instead of g++.

- fix build for Solaris 9 x86
- fix build for Solaris 10 x86
- fix build for OpenBSD
- p7zip can now be build with djgpp.
- new target : 7zr (light version of 7za)
- new machine : IBM AIX

Version 4.36
============
- From Windows version of 7-zip 4.36 :
- 7-zip now can unpack ISO archives

- GCC 4.X : add C++ visibility support to reduce the size of the *.so
(see makefile.linux_x86_ppc_alpha__gcc_4.X)

- cygwin now supports '-o/tmp'

Version 4.35
============
- From Windows version of 7-zip 4.35 :
- New switch : -slt ("l" (list) command with -slt shows technical information for archive).
- Some bugs were fixed.

- From Windows version of 7-zip 4.34 :
- BZip2 compressing / decompressing now can work in multi-threading mode
- Multi-threading mode now is default for multi-processor systems

Version 4.33
============
- From Windows version of 7-zip 4.33 :
- Compressing speed and Memory requirements were increased.
Default dictionary size was increased: Fastest: 64 KB, Fast: 1 MB,
Normal: 4 MB, Max: 16 MB, Ultra: 64 MB.
- 64-bit version now supports 1 GB dictionary
- 7z/LZMA now can use only these match finders: HC4, BT2, BT3, BT4
- Compression ratio in Zip/GZip/Deflate in Ultra mode was increased
- Some bugs were fixed

- fix "Bugs item #1407358" : Passwords entered are not visible on command line
if the target has the system function "getpass".

- fix "BCJ2" : now p7zip uses the "BCJ2" filter when the file has execute permission
(7-zip uses the "BCJ2" filter when the filename ends with ".dll", ".exe", ".ocx", ".sfx" or ".sys")

- patch #1390722 : no new line at end of file

- patch #1390716 : allow compiling with gcc-4.1

- patch #1425862 : allow other make programs than GNU make

- Testing framework added ("make test" and "make test_7z")

- fix 'lstat' : p7zip can compile if 'lstat' is not available

Version 4.30
============
- From Windows version of 7-zip 4.30 :
- Speed optimizations in LZMA maximum/ultra compressing.
- LZMA now supports word size up to 273
- 7-Zip now reduces dictionary size for LZMA, if you compress files
smaller than specified dictionary size.
- Some bugs were fixed

- fix minor build trouble with MacOS X
- fix "Bugs item #1349229" : 7-zip now displays "e: Extract files from archive (without using directory names)"

Version 4.29
============

- fix "Bugs item #1305781" : "7z a -sfx" sets the execute-flag
and does not add ".exe" extension.

- fix "Bugs item #1306783" : "7za a /tmp/t.7z /etc/passwd"

- fix "Bugs item #1304797" : @lists don't handle files starting with ./

- fix "Bugs item #1309287" : man 7za fails after install


 
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